Omanyte

Omanyte is a Rock/Water type Pokémon introduced in Generation 1. It is known as the Spiral Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 138
Type Rock Water
Species Spiral Pokémon
Height 0.4 m (1′04″)
Weight 7.5 kg (16.5 lbs)
Abilities 1. Swift Swim
2. Shell Armor
Weak Armor (hidden ability)
Local № 138 (Red/Blue/Yellow)
220 (Gold/Silver/Crystal)
138 (FireRed/LeafGreen)
225 (HeartGold/SoulSilver)
227 (U.Sun/U.Moon — Alola dex)
138 (Let's Go Pikachu/Let's Go Eevee)
123 (The Crown Tundra)

Training

EV yield 1 Defense
Catch rate 45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 70 (normal)
Base Exp. 71
Growth Rate Medium Fast

Breeding

Egg Groups
Gender 87.5% male, 12.5% female
Egg cycles 30 (7,454–7,710 steps)

Base stats

HP 35
180 274
Attack 40
76 196
Defense 100
184 328
Sp. Atk 90
166 306
Sp. Def 55
103 229
Speed 35
67 185
Total 355 Min Max

The ranges shown on the right are for a level 100 Pokémon. Maximum values are based on a beneficial nature, 252 EVs, 31 IVs; minimum values are based on a hindering nature, 0 EVs, 0 IVs.

Type defenses

The effectiveness of each type on Omanyte.

Evolution chart

(Level 40)

Omanyte changes

Pokédex entries

Red
Blue
Although long extinct, in rare cases, it can be genetically resurrected from fossils.
Yellow An ancient POKéMON that was recovered from a fossil. It swims by cleverly twisting its 10 tentacles about.
Gold Revived from an ancient fossil, this POKéMON uses air stored in its shell to sink and rise in water.
Silver This POKéMON from ancient times is said to have navigated the sea by adeptly twisting its 10 tentacles.
Crystal In prehistoric times, it swam on the sea floor, eating plankton. Its fossils are sometimes found.
Ruby
Sapphire
OMANYTE is one of the ancient and long-since-extinct POKéMON that have been regenerated from fossils by people. If attacked by an enemy, it withdraws itself inside its hard shell.
FireRed A prehistoric POKéMON that lived in the primordial sea, it swims by twisting its 10 tentacles about.
LeafGreen Although long extinct, in rare cases, it can be genetically regenerated from fossils.
Emerald One of the ancient and long-since-extinct POKéMON that have been regenerated from fossils by humans. If attacked, it withdraws into its hard shell.
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
A Pokémon that was resurrected from a fossil using modern science. It swam in ancient seas.
HeartGold Revived from an ancient fossil, this Pokémon uses air stored in its shell to sink and rise in water.
SoulSilver This Pokémon from ancient times is said to have navigated the sea by adeptly twisting its 10 tentacles.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
A Pokémon that was resurrected from a fossil using modern science. It swam in ancient seas.
X A prehistoric Pokémon that lived in the primordial sea, it swims by twisting its 10 tentacles about.
Y Revived from an ancient fossil, this Pokémon uses air stored in its shell to sink and rise in water.
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Omanyte is one of the ancient and long-since-extinct Pokémon that have been regenerated from fossils by people. If attacked by an enemy, it withdraws itself inside its hard shell.
Ultra Sun Omanyte lived in the seas of antiquity. Its fossils have been found bearing bite marks from Archeops, so apparently Archeops preyed on it.
Ultra Moon It was restored from an ancient fossil. Those Helix Fossils are excavated from areas that were once oceans long, long ago.
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
An ancient Pokémon that was recovered from a fossil. It swam by cleverly twisting its 10 tentacles about.
Sword Because some Omanyte manage to escape after being restored or are released into the wild by people, this species is becoming a problem.
Shield This Pokémon is a member of an ancient, extinct species. Omanyte paddles through water with its 10 tentacles, looking like it’s just drifting along.

Moves learned by Omanyte

Moves learnt by level up

Omanyte learns the following moves in Pokémon Sword & Shield at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1BindNormal 15 85
1WithdrawWater
5RolloutRock 30 90
10Sand AttackGround 100
15Water GunWater 40 100
20LeerNormal 100
25Mud ShotGround 55 95
30Ancient PowerRock 60 100
35BrineWater 65 100
41ProtectNormal
45Rock BlastRock 25 90
50SurfWater 90 100
55Shell SmashNormal
60Hydro PumpWater 110 80

Egg moves

Omanyte learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Sword & Shield. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Omanyte egg moves page.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Aurora BeamIce 65 100
BiteDark 60 100
Bubble BeamWater 65 100
HazeIce
Knock OffDark 65 100
Reflect TypeNormal
SlamNormal 80 75
SupersonicNormal 55
TickleNormal 100
Water PulseWater 60 100

Move Tutor moves

Omanyte can be taught these attacks in Pokémon Sword & Shield from move tutors (details):

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Meteor BeamRock 120 90

Moves learnt by TM

Omanyte is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Sword & Shield:

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
21RestPsychic
22Rock SlideRock 75 90
23ThiefDark 60 100
24SnoreNormal 50 100
25ProtectNormal
27Icy WindIce 55 95
31AttractNormal 100
32SandstormRock
33Rain DanceWater
35HailIce
36WhirlpoolWater 35 85
39FacadeNormal 70 100
45DiveWater 80 100
48Rock TombRock 60 95
53Mud ShotGround 55 95
54Rock BlastRock 25 90
55BrineWater 65 100
76RoundNormal 60 100

Moves learnt by TR

Omanyte is compatible with these Technical Records in Pokémon Sword & Shield:

Moves learnt by level up

Omanyte learns the following moves in Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu & Let's Go Eevee at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1ConstrictNormal 10 100
4WithdrawWater
11LeerNormal 100
15Water GunWater 40 100
22BiteDark 60 100
26Rock ThrowRock 50 90
33ProtectNormal
37Rock SlideRock 75 90
44Hydro PumpWater 110 80
48Shell SmashNormal

Moves learnt by TM

Omanyte is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu & Let's Go Eevee:

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
01HeadbuttNormal 70 100
05RestPsychic
07ProtectNormal
08SubstituteNormal
09ReflectPsychic
12FacadeNormal 70 100
22Rock SlideRock 75 90
25WaterfallWater 80 100
27ToxicPoison 90
29ScaldWater 80 100
47SurfWater 90 100
51BlizzardIce 110 70
55Ice BeamIce 90 100
56Stealth RockRock

Omanyte sprites

Type Generation 1 Generation 2 Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7 Generation 8
Normal Omanyte  sprite from Red & Blue Omanyte  sprite from Silver Omanyte  sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Omanyte  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Omanyte  sprite from Black & White Omanyte  sprite from X & Y Omanyte  sprite from Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon
Shiny Omanyte Shiny sprite from Silver Omanyte Shiny sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Omanyte Shiny sprite from Diamond & Pearl Omanyte Shiny sprite from Black & White Omanyte Shiny sprite from X & Y Omanyte Shiny sprite from Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon

Where to find Omanyte

Red
Blue
Yellow
Cinnabar Island
Gold
Silver
Crystal
Trade/migrate from another game
Ruby
Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
FireRed
LeafGreen
Cinnabar Island
Emerald Trade/migrate from another game
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
Oreburgh City
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Pewter City
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
Nacrene City
X
Y
Ambrette Town
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Rustboro City
Sun
Moon
Trade/migrate from another game
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Route 8
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Cinnabar Island
Sword Roaring-Sea Caves
Shield Location data not yet available

Other languages

English, Spanish, Italian Omanyte
Japanese オムナイト (Omnite)
German Amonitas
French Amonita

Name origin

ammonite
shell fossil
-ite
suffix meaning ‘closely related’